Professional development

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‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌The Rose Centre offers courses and webinars as well as links to resources in related research.


Courses and webinars

Webinar by Dr Luis Riquelme

The IDDSI is taking the world by storm! This initiative has recently been adopted by the NZSTA to standardize diet modification in patients with swallowing impairment.

Dr Riquelme wil provide a 2 hour webinar streamed from Christchurch. Join us live or digitally, as an professional ($50), a student ($30) or a clinical team ($120).

Date: Tuesday, Oct 30th 2018

Time: 4:00-6:00 pm (NZST, GMT+12)

Where: Rose Centre for Stroke Recovery and Research

You can register online at

For more information see the IDDSI webinar flyer (PDF, 240KB).


Dysphagia intensive course

Our semi-annual two-week dysphagia intensive would be held again in 28th January- 9th February, 2019.

Online registrations will be open soon.  If you want to secure your place, you can pay by invoice - contact

For more information see the Dysphagia Diagnosis and Management Information Sheet (PDF, 142KB).



Biomouth, 2018

It´s time again! Come and join us for the 2018 Biomouth meeting in Christchurch.

The meeting will be held on the University of Canterbury campus, Engineering Bldf E14. We have a great speaker - Dr Luis Riquelme from New York. The clinical work worldwide is quickly adopting the Internation Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Initiative Luis is on the board of IDDSI and will join us as the meeting to fill researchers in on what this looks like.

For more information and registration see Biomouth flyer and registration form (PDF, 4.5MB)


Stroke Rehab: From No-tech to Go-tech Conference, 2021

See Stroke Rehab: From No-tech to Go-tech Conference website.


Links to related research